Solidarity meetings and delegations
Solidarity meetings and delegations.
CUT General Secretary Tarsicio Mora with Congress President, Jack O'Connor, (December 2010)One important part of JFC's work is to raise awareness on the extremely difficult situation for trade unionists in Colombia. Several Colombian trade unionists have been invited to Ireland to take part in public meeting and trade union courses.
Read more here:
Luis Alberto Vanegas, CUT Colombia at ICTU BDC in Tralee, July 2009:
Yessika Hoyos Morales, Human Rights Lawyer in Dublin, December 2009:
Jorge Gamboa, CUT Colombia visit to Dublin and Galway, May 2010:
CUT General Secretary Tarsicio Mora headed a Colombian delegation to Dublin, December 2010:
ICTU's President Jack O'Connor visited Colombia in July 2010. Read about his experience here
Former Senator Aida Abella (former president of the Unión Patriótica in Colombia) and Pat Breen TD (Fine Gael Chairperson of the Dáil Committee on Foreign Affairs) met in July 2011 to discuss the human rights situiation in Colombia. Full report available hereMs Aida Abella (former president of the Unión Patriótica in Colombia) and Pat Breen TD (Fine Gael Chairperson of the Dáil Committee on Foreign Affairs) after a discussion on human rights situation in Colombia at the Dail